genus Serranus


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Noun1.genus Serranus - type genus of the Serranidae: mostly small Pacific sea basses
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Serranidae, Serranidae - marine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers; jewfish
belted sandfish, Serranus subligarius - found in warm shallow waters of western Atlantic
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Fish of the genus Serranus are synchronous hermaphrodites; male and female tissues are simultaneously functional (Smith, 1965).
Reproductive potential measured as potential annual fecundity has not been addressed in any species of the genus Serranus with the POF method to date.
Variations in spawning of two species of coastal hermaphrodite fishes, genus Serranus, related to their bathymetric distribution.